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New Delhi: A 50-year-old man was killed and 17 others were injured after an LPG cylinder exploded in one of the shanties near Sonia Gandhi Camp in west Delhi's Naraina area on Wednesday morning, a Delhi Fire Service Official said.

A call about the blast was received at 6.04 am after which two fire tenders were rushed to the spot, he said. Four shanties collapsed due to the explosion, a senior fire official said.

Seventeen people sustained injuries and were taken to the DDU Hospital, where one of them was declared brought dead by doctors, he said.

Out of the 17 injured, two of them have received minor burn injuries, he added.

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